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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9216-IC

Fulbright-National Science Foundation Scholar in Cyber-Security and Critical Infrastructure

Iceland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Projects must focus on topics in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure related to any of these areas: (1) pure and applied research; (2) workforce, curriculum and capacity development; (3) research coordination; (4) transitioning research into practice; (5) enterprise risk management; and (6) law, policy, and international relations.

Project activities may include: teaching at the university level, delivering seminars or workshops, conducting research, consulting, developing training curricula and materials, assisting with assessments and evaluations. 

Topics, for example, may involve: data analytics and privacy, cyber-physical systems and IoT security, blockchain and governance, digital forensics and incident response. Proposals that are multi-disciplinary in nature are welcome.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
In general, grants will be for either the fall or spring semester, but there may be a possibility for a full academic year.
Grant Dates

Mid/late August-mid/late December or early January to mid-May

Locations

Any applicable Icelandic universities. 

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

The grant may be split into two segments, but must be concluded within one academic year.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Disciplines
Communications
Computer Science
Economics
Education
Engineering
Law
Political Science
Public Administration
Specializations

Cyber-security and critical infrastructure.  

Number of Grants
Two to three
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Peter Raucci
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
212-205-6467

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